ArchiCAD 18 – Lights, Lamps & IES

13 June 2014 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
18Days, ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Another cool new bit of kit that the Cinerender engine brings with it is a new set of Lights.

The new lights have a huge set of parameters available.


Similarly to the Surface Materials, the interface is nice and simple out-of-the-box, but if you want more control, just hit the flout at the top to get access to representation settings, and effects like caustics, noise, lens flares, and other neat stuff.

There’s also a new IES Light source, which will let you download proper Photometric details for the actual lights and lamps you are using and put them into your model.